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Nov

19

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We love turkey day as much as we love attending cool on-campus events!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Dorothy Roberts’s groundbreaking book, Killing the Black Body” Monday, November 20, 4:15 – 6:45 pm. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor.
  • “Orhan Pamuk” Monday, November 20, 6:30 pm. Miller Theater.

Monday, November 20

  • “Data Science Institute Colloquium: Yann LeCun, Facebook AI Research & New York University” 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium.
  • Book Talk: “Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “The Future of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Green Hall 107.
  • “Storytelling and the Geopolitics of Petroleum: Student Roundtable Discussion with Vahan Zanoyan, Author & Global Energy Consultant” 12:30 – 2:00 pm. School of Social Work.
  • “Metaphors and Models: The Neuroscience of Comparison – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience” 4:14 – 6:15 pm. Faculty House.
  • “Author Irina Reyn In Conversation With Anna Katsnelson About Her Novel
  • ‘What Happened To Anna K.’” 5:30 – 7:30 pm. IAB, Room 410.
  • “Poetry Reading. “Posts” By Tadeusz Dąbrowski” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 707.
  • “Beyond fighting ISIS: Gender, Conflict & Nationalism. Nadje Al-Ali in conversation with Latif Tas” 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.

Tuesday, November 21

  • “The Human Rights Crisis in Mexico: The Role of Mexican Law Schools” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546.
  • “Pop-Up Concerts: Regional de NY” 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Miller Theater.

Wednesday, November 22 – Friday, November 24

Thanksgiving Break!

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Nov

12

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Do you think Eric Holder sparknoted Plato’s Republic like we did?

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Columbia Journalism School hosts a panel on the International Freedom Awards of the Committee to Protect Journalists” Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, World Room.
  • “The State of Human Rights in the World Today, Keynote Address by Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights” Tuesday, November 14, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Casa Italiana, Teatro.
  • “Combahee River Collective Mixtape: Black Feminist Sonic Dissent Then and Now with Daphne Brooks, Kara Keeling, and Jacqueline Stewart” Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “Risk with Laura Poitras” Thursday, November 16, 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern.
  • “Living the Core and Advancing Justice/Contemporary Civilization Special Event: A Conversation with Eric H. Holder Jr.” Friday, November 17, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Miller Theater.

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Oct

29

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Bwog wishes we had more time to read books like this for fun :-(

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Recommended

  • “Benjamin Breen – Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Three Ways of Looking at an Opium Ball” Monday, October 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “Awakening Our Democracy: Free Speech on Campus” Wednesday, November 1, 12:00 – 1:15 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.
  • “Alumni Speaker Series: Matthew Kennis” Wednesday, November 1, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Knox Hall, Room 208.
  • “Strangers in Their Own Land: Where Do We Go from Here?” Wednesday, November 1, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Room 1512.

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Oct

22

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Spooking it up

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Recommended Events

  • Discussion: “Migration Challenges to Human Rights in Europe” with Dr. Nils Muiznieks, Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe. Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Fight the Power: A Global Conversation Exploring Hip-Hop and Social Consciousness”. Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern.
  • “Power Talk with Athena Distinguished Fellow Jehmu Greene” Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Barnard Hall, Held Lecture Hall.
  • “A History of Echoes: Memory and Militant Sound Investigations” Thursday, October 26, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.
  • “The Second New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition and Reception” Friday, October 27, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Kent Hall, East Asian Library.

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Oct

15

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just another busy week on campus! 

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “Clinica de Migrantes: HBO and Barnard College Forum on Migration Screening Event and Panel Discussion” Monday, October 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Altschul Hall, Room 202.
  • “The Institutional as Usual with Sara Ahmed: Diversity Work as Data Collection” Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “An Evening with Congressman Adriano Espaillat” Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Earl Hall.
  • “Decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal: What Does It Mean?” Wednesday, October 18, 9:30 – 10:45 am. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Music and Meaning: Seminars in Society and Neuroscience” 4:15 – 6:15 pm. Italian Academy, Teatro.
  • “Another 100 Days: Artists Organizing Resistance” Friday, October 20, 1:00 pm. Avery Hall, Room 114.

Monday, October 16

  • “Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 918.
  • “Current LGBT Discourse in Burundi, Kenya, and Ukraine” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105.
  • “Lessons from Afghanistan: The Need for a Whole Government Approach with John Sopko” 12:15 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “Book Talk: Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes with Professor Richard Ashby Wilson” 12:30 – 1:45 pm. IAB, Room 1201.
  • “Community Mental Health: Politics, Policy, and Practice in NYC, 1979-2017” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. New York State Psychiatric Institute, Room 6601.
  • “Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco: Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Inventions of the Soul” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “A Symposium on the Photography of Raghubir Singh: Engagements with “Modernism on the Ganges” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. Barnard Hall, Held Lecture Hall.

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Oct

8

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of The Namesake and Interpreter of Maladies.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “Homes for All, Cages for None: Housing Justice in an Age of Abolition” Tuesday, October 10, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “ProjectART: How We Build the Largest Art School in America, Without Owning a Single Building” Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Faculty House.
  • “Combatting Xenophobia and Islamophobia with Albert Cahn, Legal Director of CAIR-NY” Tuesday, October 10, 8:00 –  9:00 pm. Altschul, Room 903.
  • “Creative Writing Lecture: Lucy Corin” Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Dodge Hall, Room 501.
  • “In Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri BC ‘89” Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.

Monday, October 9

  • “Indigenous People’s Day Celebration” All-day.
  • “Governance in an Era of Extreme Nationalism” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Fighting Gerrymandering with the Blue Waters Supercomputer with Dr. Wendy Tam Cho” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. William and June Warren Hall.
  • “Smuggling Ukraine Westward” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.

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Oct

1

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Can we add graphic novels to the Lit Hum curriculum?

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “DIY to a Career in Comics” Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library, Room 523.
  • “A lecture-demonstration with Mallika Sarabhai and the Darapana Dance Company” Wednesday, October 4, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The Diana Center, Glicker-Milstein Theater.
  • “2017 Gabriel Silver Memorial Lecture with Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group” Thursday, October 5, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Low Library Rotunda.
  • “Film Screening & Discussion. “I Came To Testify” Thursday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Havana Without Makeup: Inside the Soul of the City” Thursday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 802.

Monday, October 2

  • “An Informal Performance on the Art of Dance” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Miller Theater.

Tuesday, October 3

  • “Lessons from the German Elections and the Rise of Right Wing Populism with Professor Horst Fischer” 1:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 324.
  • “Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly: Safwan Masri, in conversation with Steve Coll” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Queer Awareness Month Opening Ceremony” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Barnard Hall, Room 418.
  • “Bronx Gothic: A film screening and conversation” 7:00 – 9:30pm. Barnard Hall, Room 304.
  • “War for Guam: Film Screening with Filmmaker” 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Faculty House.

Wednesday, October 4

  • “Flu Fair: Lerner” 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Lerner Hall, Broadway Room.
  • “The Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooli” 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Teachers College, Room 306.
  • “Become an Automation Editor: A workshop on AI and journalism” 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institute.
  • “Awakening Our Democracy – Climate Change Activism and Advocacy” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.

Thursday, October 5

  • “A Brilliant Genocide: Film Screening, Discussion and Book Signing” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Hybrid Censorship” During The “Hybrid War”: Freedom Of Speech And Expression in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Jon Gruber: Health Care Reform” 4:00 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.

Friday, October 6

  • “Columbia 2017 Forum: Electrified Transportation: Challenges and Future Trends” All-day. Shapiro, Davis Auditorium.
  • “Revolt, Defiance, and Resistance in Prints!” Opening Reception, 5:00 – 7:00 am. Dodge Hall, Leroy Neiman Gallery.
  • “2017 Social Enterprise Conference – Leaders Taking a Stand: Social Impact in Turbulent Times” 8:45 am – 5:30 pm. Lerner Hall.

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Sep

24

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We are the Uber Mensch.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Here/Say: Framing, Part 1 [Classification]” Monday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The Diana Center.
  • “Power Talk with Athena Distinguished Fellow Kavita Ramdas” Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Barnard Hall, Room 304.
  • “White Nationalism and Misogyny: The Intersection of Hate” Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall.
  • “Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth” Thursday, September 28, 8:00 pm. Deutsches Haus.
  • “David Brown: A People-Centered Preservation Movement” Thursday, September 28, 7:00 pm. Ware Lounge, Avery Hall.

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Sep

17

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Ken Burns has mastered the art of the smize.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Note: Columbia’s World Leaders Forum is this week! Find a full schedule and check to see if registration is still available for events here

Recommended

  • “Behind Every Global Goal: Women Leading the World to 2030” Monday, September 18, 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm. Lerner Hall Auditorium.
  • “The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick” Tuesday, September 19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Low Library Rotunda.
  • “Understanding Charlottesville: White Nationalism and American Society” Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Cinema.
  • “Data, Ethics, and Decision Making: Using Data for Good – What does it mean?” Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Uris Hall, 301.

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Sep

10

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We love Tina Campt and Bucket List!

Another year, another Bucket List! Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “What Are Your Thoughts on a Changing World?” Wednesday, September 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Kent Hall 403.
  • “A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers, with Tom Finkelpearl” Thursday, September 14, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
  • “Listening to Images: A Salon in Honor of Tina Campt” Thursday, September 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The Diana Center.
  • “Afghanistan, South Asia, and the West: A Conversation with Professor William Maley” Friday, September 15, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Monday, September 11

  • “Guided Historical Tour” 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Low Library 213 – Visitor’s Center.
  • “Multicultural Affairs’ Open House: House Party” 2:00 – 8:00 pm. Lerner 505 Lounge.
  • “The Whiteness of Bones: the Emergence of the Human Skeleton as a Commodity” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Tuesday, September 12

  • “Exhibit Opening: Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Harriman Institute Atrium.

Wednesday, September 13

  • “Timor-Leste: Perceptions of Military and Police Legitimacy” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm. IAB 1512.
  • “Oral histories of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and of September 11 in the US: Christian Delage and Mary Marshall Clark” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.

Thursday, September 14

  • “Uprising 1/13: Revolution with Etienne Balibar, Gayatri Spivak, Bernard Harcourt, and Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco” 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Investigating North Korean Sanctions Violations: Trends and Indicators with Hugh Griffiths, Coordinator for UN Experts Panel on North Korean Sanctions” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB 1302.

Friday, September 15

  • “Columbia University celebrates World Bone Marrow Donor Day” 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lerner Hall.

Saturday, September 16

  • “What Can the Geochemistry of Bricks Reveal about Historical Archaeology?” 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room.

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Apr

30

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Go female leadership!! Rock on!!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Disrupted: Speech and Democracy in the Digital Age” Monday, May 1, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Casa Italiana. The Knight First Amendment Institute, the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
  • “The Art of Translation” Tuesday, May 2, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1512. Antonina Bouis, Lisa Hayden, Thomas Kitson, Marian Schwartz.
  • “Envisioning Life after Incarceration: A Gendered Response” Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Schermerhorn Extension 754. Reuben Miller, Miyoshi Benton, Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin.
  • “Learning While Serving: Reflections on Five Years Working International Development and Diplomacy in the Obama Administration” Wednesday, May 3, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 1219. Dr. Sarah E. Mendelson.

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Apr

23

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This important event is happening on Tuesday, 4/25!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Poetics of Justice: A Conversation Between Claudia Rankine and Dionne Brand” Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Claudia Rankine, Dionne Brand.
  • “Queering Sexual Violence: A Night of Healing Through Performance” Monday, April 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Lerner Hall, Blackbox Theater. LGBTQ @ Columbia, Sexual Violence Response, Undergraduate Student Life.
  • “Rape, Popular Culture, and Post-Racial America” Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Low Library Faculty Room. Dr. Salamishah Tillet.
  • “Feminist to the Core with Jack Halberstam on Sigmund Freud” 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Butler Library, Room 523. Jack Halberstam.

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Apr

16

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This guy looks pretty cool if you ask me.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Tough Guise: Media, Violence and Masculinity” Monday, April 17, 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Jerome Greene Hall. Sut Jhally.
  • “Earth Month Research Colloquium: Building Sustainable Cities and Living Sustainable Lifestyles” Wednesday, April 19, 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Dr. Steve Cohen, Dr. Jim Lewis, Dr. Stephen Freedman.
  • “Creative Writing Lecture: Mitchell S. Jackson” Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Dodge Hall Room 501. Mitchell S. Jackson. 
  • “POWER TALK with Athena Distinguished Fellow Irin Carmon” Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 pm. Barnard Hall 304. Irin Carmon.
  • “Body Talk: A Night with Kiran Gandhi” Friday, April 21, 7:00 pm. Diana Event Oval. Kiran Gandhi.

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Apr

9

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Tbh I felt like I was in outerspace yesterday, too.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Current Situation and Future Prospects for Europe’s Economy” Monday, April 10, 6:00 – 7:30 IAB. IAB Room 1501. Dr. Werner Hoyer.
  • “Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought (UCGT) Faculty Forum: “Who Gets to Speak? Regulated Speech in a Global Context” Monday, April 10, 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Agnes Callamard, David Schulz, Ann Cooper.
  • “Brazilian Democracy: Challenges and Perspectives” Tuesday, April 11, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Italian Academy. Dilma Rousseff.
  • “The Potential of Human Rights for Transformative Change: Keynote Address by Ms. Kate Gilmore” Wednesday, April 12, 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall. Kate Gilmore.
  • “HarperCollins Panel Discussion” Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Katherine Tegen, Josh Marwell, Hugh Van Dusen.
  • “Extreme Engineering: Tech-Stories from Space” April 12, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Teachers College Cowin Auditorium. Donald Pettit.

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Apr

3

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An image that comes up when I search “stress”.

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Recommended

  • “Are You Stressed? A free educational talk on overcoming stress” Monday, April 3, 5:30 – 7:00 pm. 390 Ft. Washington Ave, Ground Floor. Sandra Alvarado.
  • “Historians and Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court: The Texas Abortion Clinics Case” Wednesday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Butler Library. Alice Kessler-Harris, Reva Siegel, Kevin Fong, Christine Scheuneman.
  • “Creative Writing Lecture: Eileen Myles” Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Dodge Hall. Eileen Myles.
  • “Young Voices New Dreams: Discussion with Director followed by film screening” Thursday, April 6, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB. Menen Hailu.

Monday, April 3

  • “The day after Mahmoud Abbas: Security Challenges, Cooperation, Successors” 12:15 – 2:00 pm. IAB. Eitan Dangot.
  • “Clearing up the Haze: New Research on Southeast Asian Pollution” 4:15 – 5:30 pm. IAB. Ruth DeFries, Miriam Marlier, Tianjia Liu, Duncan McCargo.
  • “Is There Still a European Social Model?” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB.

Tuesday, April 4

  • “The Role of Europe in the Global Energy Transition” 9:30 – 11:00 am. Faculty House. Natasha Udensiva, Jonathan Elkind, Vijay Modi, Tim Boersma.
  • “Ardis Publishers, Joseph Brodsky, and the Cold War” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB. Ellendea Proffer Teasley.
  • “The Irish and the Jews” 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Butler Library. P.I. Dochartaigh.
  • “The End of Europe: A Conversation with Anne Applebaum and James Kirchick” 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Bohemian National Hall. Anne Applebaum, James Kirchick.
  • “The Business of Handloom Fashion: The Future of Sustainable Dyeing and Weaving Workshops in India and Japan” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB. Annapurna Mamidipudi, Amanda Mayer Stinchecum.
  • “From Heaven to Hell: The Drama of the French Baroque: A performance by Mango Baroque with spoken commentary” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Buell Hall. Mango Baroque.
  • “The Transformative Potential of Indigenous Rights” 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Faculty House. Sheryl Lightfoot, Audra Simpson.

Wednesday, April 5

  • “Aesthetics as East Ethics: Norman Manea between Romanian Culture, Biopics and World Literature” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB. Claudiu Turcu.
  • “Small Spaces – How to Live in One!” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Alice Lesman.
    Book Talk: “The Despot’s Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption, by Jason Sharman” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB. Jason Sharman.
  • “The Elephant in the Room: U.S. Tax Reform” 2:10 – 3:00 pm. IAB. David Woo.
  • “Strategic Communication Workshop: Building a Global Brand from the Inside Out During Times of Change” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Kate James.
  • “Human Rights, Rule of Law and the Challenges of Civil Society Activism” 6:00 – 8:00 am. IAB. Navanethem Pillay.
  • “Follow the Money: Offshore Finance, Russia and Beyond” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall Brown Institute.
  • ““Narrative Medicine Rounds: A Screening and Talk about “Extremis”: an Academy Award-nominated documentary exploring end-of-life decision making in the ICU. A conversation with Shoshana Ungerleider, MD and Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter.

Thursday, April 6

  • “Harriet Zuckerman Conference at the Mellon Biennial” 8:15 am – 4:30 pm. Columbia Law School.
  • “Radicalism in the Middle East: Perspectives from Egypt” 12:15 – 2:15 pm. IAB. Ambassador Ahmed Farouk, Stuart Gottleib, Dr. Mona El-Kouedi.
  • “Gender Inequality in China: New Evidence and Policy Directions: 12:15 – 1:45 pm. School of Social Work. Qin Gao, Xiao-yuan Dong, Terry Sicular.
  • “In the Skin of the City: Reconceptualizing Urban Luanda Through the Work of Angolan Painter Antonio Ole” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Knox Hall. Antonio Tomas.
  • “Book History Colloquium: A Global Iberian Printing Hub; A Monarchy Recomposed” 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library. Rachel Stein.
  • “Masters of the Graphic Novel: Blutch and Charles Burns, in conversation with Francoise Mouly” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall. Francois Mouly.

Friday, April 7

  • “RACE | VIOLENCE | JUSTICE: THE NEED FOR NARRATIVE, A Basic Narrative Medicine Workshop” All-day. Hammer Health Sciences Center. Mindy Fullilove, George Yancy, Topher Sanders.
  • “6th Annual Sustainable Perspective Symposium: Impacting Behavior for a Sustainable Society” 12:00 – 5:00 pm. Low Library.
  • “Film Screening- “Spotlight”: Media And The Intersection Of Sexual Violence Justice” 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Jerome Greene Hall.

Saturday, April 8

  • “More than How Old? Understanding Climate Changes from Tree Rings” 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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